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Union Chapel: Church, Music Venue and Training Centre.
Union Chapel: Church, Music Venue and Training Centre.July 17, 2014 12:00 pmThe Union Chapel in Highbury and Islington is a stunning building. It can hold 900 people and when I wandered around it last week I could sense the inspiration that must have been felt by those attending in the church’s heyday. 900 people singing hymns with the perfect acoustics the building provides must have been quite an experience. Nowadays the congregation is active and growing but small, and has handed over the management of the building to the Union Chapel Project – a charity. . They maintain the building and run a series of very successful gigs throughout the year. In fact in 2012 they were named the best venue in London by Time Out and this year named London’s favourite music venue at the Mayor’s London Music Awards.Read More